War Poems

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Unwin Hyman, 1990 - Poetry - 96 pages
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Contents

Using the collection
4
War the glory and the horror
5
Parti The Napoleonic era to the Boer War
10
Unitl War against Napoleon
11
The Crimean War 18546
14
The American Civil War 18615
17
Defending the Empire
19
The Boer War 18991902
20
a victim of war
50
Commanding officers
52
Death at the Front
54
Sassoons rebellion
56
Wilfred Owen at Craiglockhart
60
Anger and satire
66
Armistice and after
73
193945
79

Pictures from the Boer War
22
Looking forward to war
25
war poetry 191418
27
Recruiting poems
32
Ideals and chivalry
36
Realities of trench warfare
39
a verse short story
44
Spring offensive
45
Winter war
48
The shadow of the Bomb
85
Further reading
91
Index of poets
92
Index of titles
93
Index of firs t lines
94
Poets and poems
95
Acknowledgements
96
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